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In six months or less, Access Mode delivers scalable impact, focused on propelling companies from the prototype stage to paid customer engagement. Located in Colorado, Access Mode has programming that is available to exceptional tech-driven BIPOC founders who are at the prototype stage. We provide $20,000 in equity-free funding to accepted startups, as well as mentoring that is customized to each company. Startups may be incorporated or not and have revenue or not. They may have raised funding, be currently raising, or not raising funds.

+Techstars Foundation

Access Mode was nominated through a generous grant from the City and County of Denver, with the Techstars Foundation will match at 20%. The work Access Mode does to bring capital and community to BIPOC founders in the venture startup market is work we are proud to support!


Make a gift of any amount and the Techstars Foundation will match 20% of what you and many others give! You are key to supporting underrepresented entrepreneurs. Learn more about Accelerate Equity

Techstars Foundation is a donor-advised fund managed by the Community Foundation Boulder County. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Your tax receipt will come directly from the Community Foundation. You have three options for making your gift:

  1. Mail a check with Techstars Foundation in the memo line to:
    Community Foundation Boulder County
    1123 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302
  2. Make a stock gift or include Techstars Foundation in your estate plans by contacting the Community Foundation’s Philanthropic Services team. Anyone on our team can send you wire instructions. If you would like to make a gift of mutual funds, or restricted or closely held securities, please call us at 303.442.0436 for instructions.
  3. Make your online gift now using the form below.

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